Thai Ginger or Alpinia galanga is a popular spice in Asia and is used in many Thai dishes. This ginger is easy to grow and can reach 5 to 6' and does best in slight shade. Multiple white flowers appear regularly. The rhizome is a common ingredient in Thai soups and curries, where it is used fresh in chunks or thin slices, mashed and mixed into curry paste or dired and powdered. Indonesian rendang is usually spiced with galangal. Zone 8 space about 4'.
|Heat Tolerance||Very Good|
|Sun Tolerance||Very Good|
|Wet Soil Tolerance||Fair|
|Fresh for Kids||Poor|
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